2013 Round 4 :: Saints vs Souths

Discussion in 'Forum Sevens Matches' started by Monk, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. Hutty1986

    Hutty1986 Referee

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    Hey Ref, I think SGL posted my article via proxy because he thought I might miss the deadline. As it turns out, I snuck in just in time! So the one I posted is the final version!
     
  2. LeagueNut

    LeagueNut First Grade

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    Good evening ladles and jellyspoons.

    Dragons

    Godz Illa
    Sophie’s Choice (746 words)
    An enjoyable read, very relatable and even more poignant with Monday nights result.
    Score = 89

    Slippery Morris
    Best Day Ever (746 words)
    This one started well but wound up with a fairly predictable conclusion that lacked a bit of "oomph". A few typos impacted your score as well.
    Score = 76
    Big giant hairy note: The word counter shows this article as 760 words which would normally incur a penalty. I have found that the colon in each of the times has impacted the word count, i.e. 8:00am is counted as two words, while 800am is counted as one word. I don't believe this is worthy of a penalty but I strongly recommend that you thoroughly check your submissions in the official word counter going forward to rule out the chance of any penalties being applied.

    DB
    Fledgeman’s Last Stand (676 words)
    In a word - strange. I enjoyed the setup but struggled to first follow where it was going, then ultimately where it ended up. There were a number of grammatical errors that affected your score.
    Score = 74

    Tanner Ave
    The fight of my life (738 words)
    A long-ish buildup concludes with a sledge hammer finish that had me smiling and nodding in agreement. Unfortunately a number of typos and grammatical errors knocked a few points off your score.
    Score = 79

    Hutty1986
    Gotta have faith (750 words)
    Nicely written with a few sharp jabs against the Maroons thrown in for good measure.
    Score = 84


    Rabbitohs

    soc123_au
    State of Origin is not dead (709 words)
    Well structured with a number of very valid points made. Some typos knocked a few points off your score.
    Score = 83

    Bubbles
    Pearcing the Veil (739 words)
    You appear to have a great deal of affection for commas which made this one a little difficult to read. Despite that, you've been able to achieve the often tricky balance of criticism and support at the same time - if only there were more posters like you in the discussion forums.
    Score = 82

    byrne_rovelli_fan82
    I hate long goodbyes…on second thought good riddance! (715 words)
    Your title grabbed me straight away and your final sentence wraps the whole thing up very nicely. A few grammatical errors affected your score.
    Score = 81

    Marshall_magic
    This Is How It Ends (746 words)
    I enjoyed this one - it's a simple message delivered well with good supporting arguments. A few typos and grammatical errors affected your score.
    Score = 80

    Monk
    Benefits of the Oval Office (738 words)
    Very odd but strangely compelling. Your picture added a certain amount of charm to the whole piece as well.
    Score = 82


    Result: Rabbitohs 408 defeated Dragons 402
    POTM: Godz Illa (Dragons) :clap:
     
  3. Monk

    Monk Referee

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    Great job by everyone! Awesome match!

    Cheers to the ref too
     
  4. DB

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    Cheers Ref.... Glad I baffled you
     
  5. soc123_au

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    Yay, go the Bunnies. Some very good reads in there. After reading Godz Illa's article I was cheering hard for the Dragons last night. Stoked they got home for you.
     
  6. Godz Illa

    Godz Illa Coach

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    Thanks ref and all.

    In the interests of symmetry I thought my article may have earned a perfect score of 100. Opportunity missed, LeagueNut.
     
  7. Hutty1986

    Hutty1986 Referee

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    Well done all, esp. Godz. Cheers for the quick marking ref-too good souths!
     
  8. Monk

    Monk Referee

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    Backpacker Award Points

    3pts : 89 : - God Illa
    2pts : 84 : - Hutty1986
    1pts : 83 : - soc123_au
     

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